Women’s experience of miscarriage is obvious and distressing, both psychologically and physiologically. Although miscarriage is therefore a very common occurrence it is suggested that many women find it very hard to deal with it emotionally. The pregnancy loss through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy,
Pertussis in adults can be treated with antibiotics and will go away. According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, as a pregnant woman, to protect your child, you should get vaccinated while being pregnant, and vaccinate your baby. Pertussis is mainly found in infants younger than 6 months of age, who are not protected by immunization. Kids ages 11 to 18 whose immunity has started to fade are also at risk. In infants this disease becomes way more intense.
Hannah Beauregard Every year about 500,000 babies are born premature, that 's 1 of every 8 infants born in the U.S. When a baby is premature that means the baby was born before 37 weeks of pregnancy when a full term of pregnancy is 40 weeks. (Premature babies, medline plus) Because of infants being born so early and not fully developed they have a much higher chance of have some health related issues. A few examples are Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Chronic Lung Disease, and Retinopathy of Prematurity, Patent ductus arteriosus, in some cases a baby that is born premature may not survive. Premature babies are usually placed in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Pre-eclampsia is one of the most common cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. It affects around 5-8% of all pregnancies. When superimposed with convulsions it is termed as eclampsia. Other high-risk factors are multiple pregnancy, hydramnios, and molar pregnancy. It is estimated that around 1400 women dye from pregnancy-related causes
He’ll find another wife who can give him proper children.” (Wyndham, 71). This displays the intolerance humans have against people with deviations. Babies with a deviation are not considered a norm, therefore they are abandoned or killed at birth. Sometimes the
I. Bipolar disorder is a severe illness because they are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through time to time. 1. Types of bipolar disorder a. Bipolar I disorder. You’ve had at least one manic episode. The manic episode may be preceded by or followed by hypomanic or major depressive episodes.
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy is a mental condition diagnosed in the perpetrator. The victim is used to attract attention to the perpetrator (by proxy) by proclaiming symptoms and illnesses that are factitious to get the attention of medical staff. Although most perpetrators are female, usually the mother of the victim, there are also cases where the perpetrator is not female and or not a parent. Although classified as a mental disorder, a caregiver who is found guilty of MSBP may be convicted and sentenced for the crime of abuse and even murder in some cases. Although the medical profession has in the past been slow to recognize the symptoms, further studies indicate that they are striving to be able to recognize the symptoms in this severe
Two biological theories for the underlying cause of Major Depressive Disorder: Monoamine hypothesis versus the Neurotrophic theory Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) more commonly regarded to as Depression is the leading cause of years lived with a disability according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) (Reddy, 2010) and affects approximately 121 million people across the globe. According to the diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual version IV (DSM-IV-TR, 2000) for a person to be diagnosed with MDD they must experience at least five of the nine listed symptoms. One of the symptoms had to be either a depressed mood, or if diagnosing children, an irritable mood; or a loss in interest in most daily activities. Some of
Depression is defined by the Mayo Clinic as “a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called…clinical depression, it affects how [a person feels, thinks and behaves] and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. [A sufferer] may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes [may feel as if their] life isn 't worth living” (2015). According to the textbook, approximately twenty percent of Americans will develop major depression in their lifetimes (Etaugh, Bridges, 2013). Among those twenty percent of Americans who suffer from major depression, “women are about twice as likely as men to develop” the condition (Nolen-Hoeksema 2001).
Repeating this adrenaline rush can be very problematic because the body is not made to constantly be in fear and trying to save itself. This being said, mental illnesses are very common in domestic violence survivors. The most common mental illness in domestic abuse victims is depression. “Depression remains the most common symptom exhibited by survivors of domestic violence. According to a study done in 2000, 60 percent of battered women reported feeling sad or depressed for extended periods of time.” (Joyful Heart Foundation).